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Gallant Hearts Guide Dog Center was co-founded by Rebecca (Becky) Floyd and Kathie Curtis in 2010. Floyd, the Executive Director, had a dream and passion for establishing a guide dog school and pursued that dream after retiring as the Executive Director of the MS Protection and Advocacy System in Jackson, MS. Curtis, who shared the dream of a guide dog school, retired as the Director of Youth Ministry for the Catholic Diocese of Jackson and now is the Director of Kennel Operations & Puppy Program.

Boaters or folks strolling along the banks of the Pascagoula River on late summer evenings sometimes hear melodious humming. They hear the river singing. They hear the Singing River.

Fourth of July. July the Fourth. July 4th. Independence Day. So many names but one holiday that we ensure to commemorate, celebrate, and honor. To some, it’s simply another day. To others, it’s a Fallout Boy song (which happens to be one of my favorite songs). However, to many Americans, this holiday is a testament of our country’s resilience. Resilience is one of America’s greatest strengths, and it has transcended throughout the generations of this nation. 

In reference to Mississippi’s John C. Stennis Space Center, it has been said that “You cannot go to the m” without first stopping in Mississippi.” Mississippi has been “at the forefront of numerous significant achievements, paving the way for progress in various fields. Here are 12 remarkable facts about The Magnolia State that you may not be aware of:

In case you haven’t heard, Festival South is winding down this year. If you’re a lover of art— be it visual, literary, or performance, you’ll want to plan to attend next year. It kicked off on May 1, 2024. The final performances will be July 27. This superb, multi week  festival is the art lovers’ dream. 

The Country Squire was opened in August of 1970 by Jim and Gwen Reeves and has been a tradition for many families for over 50 years. Mr. and Mrs. Reeves worked to create a pipe and cigar experience that offered the finest smoking products and accessories for the sophisticated enthusiast.